Conferences that solve current IT challenges
Business Intelligence Performance Management Strategies
Strategies to help leverage full
value from your design and implementation of an effective Business
7 CPE / 0.7 CEU / CISSP / 7 PDU Credits Awarded
Conference location: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center Rosemont (O'Hare) Illinois
Data is the lifeblood of every business, but to empower the organization, it needs to be used carefully and strategically. How can IT leverage BI initiatives to become a stronger partner and ally to business units? What pitfalls should be avoided?
What You Will Learn
In this one day conference attendees will learn:
- How to identify the appropriate performance metrics to cut costs without precluding growth
- How to design and develop a BI strategy and framework that integrates a cost-effective model into your architecture
- How to leverage the benefits of corporate performance management (CPM) and identifying the drivers of profitability through deployment of technology that can help drive the business to more cost effective and profitable behavior
- How to transform coarse data into actionable intelligence
- How to build a BI/PM business case that makes sense for your organization
- How to jump start your response to regulatory initiatives (such as the 21st Century Disclosure Initiative) to create optimal technology approaches
- How to design and execute your BI project effectively
- How to avoid flaws and pitfalls in your BI program
- How to work effectively with the business units
8:00am - 9:00am - Registration and Continental Breakfast
How to Design a Successful Business Intelligence/Performance Management Strategy
Steve Palmer, Vice President EPM & Business Intelligence, Business & Decision
According to industry analysts, most users see BI as an IT initiative. This creates challenges in achieving the value of BI. User adoption remains elusive which in turn prevents the best decisions from being made.
- How BI expectations have changed from the board room to the production line
- How to engage the business in a new way
- How to align BI initiatives with the business so that the technology becomes pervasive
- How to bring BI to life for business people
- How to build teams between departments to make sure the strategy is successful
10:00am -10:30am - Refreshment Break
Structuring the Unstructured: How to Design the Data Architecture to Make BI More Actionable
Mike Kerrigan, Vice President, Business Applications, Laurus Technologies
- How to design a robust architecture that dispenses effective data
- How to make sure the architecture supports legal and regulate requirements
- How to insure that the right data is acquired and managed.
- How to manage how the data is extracted, cleaned, transmitted and loaded to “populate” databases.
- How to implement and manage the repositories that organize data and metadata
- Applications and other software tools used for analysis.
- Tools and applications that address how information workers and non-IT analysts will access, display, visualize and manipulate data.
- How to implement operational processes that help resolve security, error handling, data auditing, archiving and privacy
Sidestepping the Traps: How to Avoid Common Mistakes or Flaws that Can Cause BI/PM Failure
Business intelligence can successfully move the
business forward if implemented properly. But
there are pitfalls to be aware of. If these are
not avoided an implementation can have
disastrous consequences for the enterprise.
In this session attendees will learn how to:
12:30pm - 1:30pm Luncheon
Successful BI Project Management: How to Proactively Manage Business Intelligence Projects
Carole Wittemann, PMI certified Principal Consultant, Analytics8
Do you know how to successfully manage a
business intelligence project? Can you explain
to your organization what the difference is
between a BI program versus a project? Can you
tell the difference between a "Well" defined and
a "Not" defined business requirement?
In this session, attendees will learn:
- BI concepts all project managers need to know
- What a BI Program is all about
- Planning a BI project
- Managing scope and communication
- Quality requirements gathering
2:30pm - 3:00pm - Refreshment Break
How to Choose the Right KPIs: The 9 Step Process
How to Build the Business Case for Business Intelligence and Performance Management
Denise Olson, Client Services Director, Lyons Consulting
Panelists will include:
David Bucher, Sr SAP Consultant, Large Distribution Company
Greg Hubbard, Director Application Development, Q Interactive
Shane Legleiter, Director, Reporting Strategy, CNA Insurance
Sridar Peyyeti, Enterprise Architect, Allstate
Raj Rathi, BI Architect, Baxter Credit Union
and other BI leaders sharing their experiences and lessons learned
IT's role is changing considerably. They are
both trying to reduce costs and at the same time
help drive new business models for the
enterprise. Many IT leaders now feel that
business intelligence and analytics will help
their organizations become more competitive.
In this session attendees will learn from several IT BI executives as to how they are moving their business forward through leveraging BI/PM.
Conference price: $249 per person.
Each attendee will receive a certificate awarding 7 CPE credits for CISSP continuing education, in addition to 0.7 CEUs and 7 PDUs. CISSP is a registered certification mark of (ISC)˛, Inc.
As is always the case at CAMP IT Conferences events, the talks will not include
product presentations. During the continental breakfast,
coffee breaks, and the luncheon break you will have the opportunity
to informally meet representatives from the following sponsoring
companies, who have solutions in the area of the conference.